Illustration at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview Our Illustration degree course can open doors to a wide variety of careers. From freelance illustration and design, to work in media and advertising, publishing and much more. Why study with us

  • This is a studio-based course where you can make use of the very latest digital and printing facilities.
  • You’ll get the opportunity to spend a semester or a year studying overseas. In recent years students have chosen to study part of their course in Sydney, Australia and many European countries.
  • There are opportunities to create illustrations for live projects. Including the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Book Illustration, D&AD Student Design Awards, and the Association of Illustrators’ World Illustration Awards.
What you'll do
  • You’ll develop a specialist toolkit of communication competencies. From Intercultural Communication for Professional Purposes, Research Methods for Applied International Business Communication to Managing International Business and Trade.
  • Our English language provision is officially accredited by the British Council.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to mix with students and staff from a wide range of cultures and languages. Helping you develop the professional language and intercultural skills important for success.
Future careers We’ve designed our Illustration course so that you’ll be able to build up an impressive portfolio of work. Which will enable you to work as an independent artist or illustrator.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

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Applicants are required to submit a portfolio for consideration - you will be sent an email by our Admissions Office advising how this should be provided.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Illustration at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS